Put down the arms. The Middle East peace process demands talk, diplomacy and politics, not military involvement, said U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Online hackers are leaving surprising clues for cyber sleuths based on the time of their attacks — a trail suggesting the computer criminals are punching a clock for shift work.
Tom Howell Jr.'s article, "Israeli airstrikes on Syria put Obama at the crossroads" (Web, May 5), quotes an Obama official as saying: "If he [Assad] drops sarin on his own people, what's that got to do with us?" I was shocked by this remark.
Iran on Wednesday issued war-like declarations against Israel, calling for volunteers to fight for Syria's regime and vowing to turn the Golan Heights into a "Fatahland."
Iran is teetering on the brink of political chaos in the wake of last week's news that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested, questioned and warned to shut up by the heads of the Islamic regime's security forces before being released seven hours later.
The international media have focused on the recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria and what it means to the region. What and whom did Israel target? Was there an imminent threat to Israel? Does the strike portend a widening conflict? There are several reasons for Israel's timing.
Iran has kicked off a campaign to recruit volunteer fighters to join the Syrian regime and help President Bashar Assad battle rebel uprisings.
Syria's civil war turned into a regional conflict when Israeli warplanes bombed a Syrian military base over the weekend to stop weapons from going to Lebanese terrorists, expanding the warring factions and changing "the rules of the game," as one analyst said.
It's "business as usual" in Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left on Monday for a scheduled meeting in China — just a few hours after his country sent in two aircraft strikes against Syria.